HOW TO GET AHEAD: Career Steps



1989: The Independent, classified telephone sales

1990: Smash Hits, sales executive

1993: Select, ad manager

1996: Select, Sky and Mixmag, ad director

1999: Emap Metro, client services director


1993: MixMag, classified senior sales

1994: Link House Publishing, Mountain Biker, junior display


1995: Emap Elan, Slimming, sales executive

1995: Emap Metro, Q, sales executive, rising to account manager

1998: Q, FHM, Empire and Mojo, ad manager

1999: Emap, account director across all titles


1989: Soho News, classified sales executive

1990: FHM, sales executive

1993: FHM, ad manager

1996: FHM and Total Sport, ad director

1998: Emap, men’s and fashion market, group ad director

1999: Emap Metro, group ad director and publisher of FHM Collections.


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1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).